Gastrointestinal Abnormality

The gastrointestinal tract is made of many organs, so any structural or functional problem in any one organ can cause gastrointestinal abnormalities. Some of the common defects of the digestive tract are oesophageal fistula, hiatus hernia, short bowel syndrome, etc.

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Can Crohn's disease result in joint swelling and pain?

Query: Good afternoon, My age :27 Weight :55kg Height : 155cm I’m affected by Crohn's disease since 11 years. I was first diagnosticate by several other diseases so I had wrong medicines since then, now I really need help because all my joints are swollen with pain especially at the morning I have...  Read Full »


Dr. Ambadi Kumar

Integrative Medicine Specialist, Internal Medicine Physician, Wellness Medicine Specialist

Answer: Hi our Gut is the gateway to health. All diseases begin in the Gastro intestinal system due to faulty diet ,lifestyle habits ,environmental toxin Lifestyle diseases can be reversed naturally with lifestyle and diet changes only. Medicines will not work for any lifestyle disease.They only put a te...  Read Full »

Why am I having sudden body mass loss with body pain?

Query: Hello doctor, Sudden body mass loss, body pain especially in food area. 23 years old, male, 5'5", 40 kg.  Read Full »


Dr. Malvika Rao

General Practitioner, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you stated you are experiencing sudden mass loss and body pain specially in gastric region, in order to reach a proper diagnosis you have to answer these questions: 1. Can you tell me more precisely what kind of pain is it? Does it feel crappy, sharp or stabb...  Read Full »

Is polydactyly hereditary?

Query: Hello doctor,My 55 years old father has six fingers in the right hand. He has an extra finger near the thumb. My sister and I have five fingers on each hand. What are the chances that my sister's child will have six fingers in a hand? Will they have any other abnormality? Could there be any other po...  Read Full »


Dr. Sumit Srivastava

General Medicine Physician, General Practitioner, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thanks for your query. Polydactyly (extra finger), is usually autosomal dominant but it could be autosomal recessive in some cases. Normally, half of the progeny from the affected parent has polydactyly. But in your case, since both the son and daughter did not have an ex...  Read Full »

Why is my tongue turning yellow?

Query: Hi doctor, My tongue looks yellow from a couple of days now. What is the cause? How to get rid of this? Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Nisha Ashokkumar Agrawal

Dentist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query, and I can understand your concern. I would like to know the following: Do you have any gastric problems? Sometimes, gastric problems can lead to such yellow tongue. Do you have any itchy skin lesions? Fungal infection is another cause. Treat it if you h...  Read Full »

I have a soapy and metallic taste in my mouth. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 23 year old woman. I am 5 feet 6 inches. I have bowel issues and constipation quite often. Lately, I feel very exhausted, have severe back aches, and a metallic and soapy taste in my mouth that will not go away. I am not sure what is going on.  Read Full »


Dr. Ashish Jayanand Chandwadkar

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. According to your history and complaints, it seems you might have the following, depending on your additional complaints: Hemorrhoids, If you have accompanying constipation, mucus and sometimes blood in the stool, heartburn, and reflux. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) i...  Read Full »

I feel like I have a bubble in my chest. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 32 year old male, I have been to the ER twice in the past two weeks for a bubbling sensation that starts at the base of my sternum and goes up my esophagus, mostly when I am sitting or lying down. On the first visit they did a complete blood workup, EKG, and x-ray, everything was ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Did you have the same feeling during the ECG? Do you have any symptoms like dizziness, upper abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, bloating and burping? The feeling that you are having may be due to acid reflux, but then you would have a burning feeling. There is a possib...  Read Full »

What causes pain in the left side chest?

Query: Hi doctor, I have mild pain in the left side of the chest. I always have a feeling of having a heart attack and blockage. I am not taking any medications. Please suggest.  Read Full »


Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a muscular spasm, or a heart problem or a gastrointestinal issue. Kindly send your laboratory reports soon to guide you further.  Read Full »

I have a sharp and cramping pain in the stomach and back. What is the cause?

Query: Hi doctor, I am suffering from diarrhea for about 28 hours now. The stomach is hurting into the bladder in both sides. The leg is in pain, so I am unable to walk. There is no fever. I am unable to eat and sleep. I have a sharp and cramping pain in the stomach and back. I never had this problem befo...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You have an acute gastroenteritis problem. You can take Rabeprazole 20 mg once a day for a week. Avoid gastric irritants like excess tea or coffee, excess spicy foods, smoking, and stress. Cooked oatmeal can help soothing stomach. Take ORS (oral rehydration solution)...  Read Full »

I have been burping with stomach pain and discomfort. What can be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, Since the past four years, I am having a lot of stomach problems. It all started with loose motions at that time, and I used to take Ciplox-OZ or Norflox-OZ over-the-counter, and I used to feel better for two to three months. After a year, I started having acid reflux and burning sensat...  Read Full »


Dr. Klerida Shehu

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your concerns carefully, I feel your symptoms may be due to any one of the following. GERD (acid reflux). Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). I suggest you tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg and Zenflox-OZ (combina...  Read Full »

Can gastrointestinal infection last for three months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, and I am concerned about my health. I had an episode of possible food-borne illness, three months back. That time, I had shivers, fluttering pain in lower abdomen, fever, and high bilirubin. The symptoms have gone, except for occasional fluttering. My bilirubi...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Internal Medicine Physician, Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most likely, it is gastroenteritis or stomach flu. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine. Signs and symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, backache, lack of energy, and dehydration. How...  Read Full »

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